math
posted by Neha
The capacity of a rectangular tank is 5.2cubic metre and area of its base is 2.6Ã—1000 square centimetres.find its height

Reiny
2.6Ã—1000 shows up on my computer as illegible.
Volume = area of base x height
but of course we must have the same units
5.2 cubic metres = 5,200,000 cm^3
so divide 5200000/(2.6Ã—1000 ) to get the height in cm.
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

the lagrange multiplier equation
A cylindrical oilstorage tank is to be constructed for which the following costs apply: cost per square meter metal for sides $30.00 (cost per square meter) combined costs of concrete base and metal bottom $37.50(cost per square meter) … 
mathoptimal diameterand height
A cylindrical oilstorage tank is to be constructed for which the following costs apply: cost per square meter metal for ides $30.00 combined costs of concrete base and metal bottom $37.50(cost per square meter) top 7.50 (cost per … 
math
find the volume of these rectangular prisms base area:56 square in. height:5 in. base area:72 square yards height:8 yds 
Geometry Part 2
Janine made a cylindrical vase in which the sum of the lateral area and area of one base was about 3000 square centimetres.The vase had a height of 50 centimetres .Find the radius of the vase.Explain your method you would use to find … 
lagrange multipliers
A cylindrical oilstorage tank is to be constructed for which the following costs apply: cost per square meter metal for ides $30.00 combined costs of concrete base and metal bottom $37.50(cost per square meter) top 7.50 (cost per … 
math
Lisa bought a tank for her hermit crab. The tank can hold 1,331 cubic inches of water and includes a top. The base of the aquarium is a square. The height of the acquarium is 11 inchew. A)What is the length of each side of the base … 
math
Find the height of a cuboid whose volume is 168 cubic metre and the area of the base is 28 square metre. The length of a reservoir is 2.5m. It's width is 2 m and its height is 4 m. If it is halffilled with water, find the volume of … 
math
A rectangular tank measure 4m by 2.5m by 10m. If the empty tank is to be filled in 10mins by a cylindrical pipe through which water is forced at a rate of 1 metre per second, find to 3 significant figures the diameter of the pipe in … 
mathematicsneed help urgently please
A tank with a square base of side x has a capacity of 1000m^3. If the total area is pm^3, show that p=2x^2+4000/x. Hence find the least area of the flat sheet that may be used to build the tank. Please show workings #thanks 
Calculus/Optimisation
An open water tank with a square base is to be made from a thin sheet of metal. find the length of the square base and the height of the tank so that the least amount of metal is used to make a tank of capacity 8 meters cubed